Join us in celebration at the 106th Annual Award Dinner
The Annual Dinner is our flagship event where we celebrate four outstanding individuals with the Chamber Service Award, Community Leadership Award, Jerry Loy Award, and the Charles E. Billups Award.
Chamber Service Award
Melissa Seavey, Bethany Communities
Supports the mission and values of the Chamber and demonstrates leadership, integrity, creativity, resource management, and loyalty which has contributed pointedly to the Chamber service area’s viability, image, or quality. Recognized for their dedication to the Chamber and its members. This is a person who unselfishly volunteers their time to promote the Chamber and mentor new Chamber members.
Community Leadership Award
Jon Dowst and Pentucket Bank
The Community Leadership Award is presented to acknowledge and recognize a person within the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce community that has made a positive impact to improve the quality of life throughout our catchment area. The Community Leadership Award winner will be selected based on a myriad of efforts including, but not limited to business. This Award is typically presented to a person who is an unsung hero that makes a positive impact on the community.
Jerry Loy Outstanding Director of the Year Award
Gretchen Arntz, Emmaus, Inc.
The Jerry Loy Outstanding Director of the Year Award is presented to an individual from the current Board of Directors who goes above and beyond in their efforts to support the chamber's mission, its programs and events, and the organization’s financial viability. The winner is identified for his/her commitment to “doing anything at any time with a pleasant and positive attitude and always responding to the call of duty.”
Charles E. Billups Award
The Charles E. Billups Award was established in 1985 to recognize an outstanding organization or individual in our service area that continuously and selflessly supports the efforts of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce. This annual award is presented to an organization or individual that has made a positive impact on the success of the Chamber of Commerce, going above and beyond in their participation, leadership and overall support of the mission.